Available now exclusively through Pleco!
" I think it’ll be a really great addition to Pleco. It’s going to help people get into where characters come from, what they mean, how they work — really at a much more linguistically rigorous level than it’s ever been done before. "
MICHAEL LOVE, founder of Pleco
The authors behind this site know what they’re doing, which is surprisingly rare!
OLLE LINGE, author of Hacking Chinese
The Mini Edition gives you just enough information to get going with the Outlier method: component breakdowns for 2000 characters (i.e., what each character’s functional components are and how they function), the pronunciation, the original meaning and basic modern meaning, plus more detailed meaning and form information for semantic components (meaning and form components).
The 2000 most common characters (simplified and traditional)AND
A very useful digital dictionary and digital tool which I think represents the next stage in the study of Chinese characters, and maybe even the next stage in the digitizing of Sinology itself.
DAVID MOSER, Academic Director at the CET Chinese Studies Program in Beijing, author of "Why Chinese Is So Damn Hard"
This project is no joke. They’re out to build something I’ve wished has existed for quite a while, and they’ve got the skills and dedication to make it happen.
JOHN PASDEN of Sinosplice & AllSet Learning